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but quickly moved to terrorism. before leaving malaysia the president promised thatr he would destroy isis. but today the top democrat on the senate in tell begins committee told cbs news the president's plan is not sufficient. this as capital of belgium, brussels, remains on lockdown the investigation in paris continues and as americans enter one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. according to new poll, 83% of registered voters believe large scale terror attack in the u.s. is likely in the knee future. we have reports from paris, new york and washington but start with debra patta in brussels just learning of new arrests. >> brussels remains the city in lockdown tonight with several police operations underway as the alert remains at highest level. the country's capital. the metro is still not open and tomorrow the security measures will become even more drastic for the unprecedented closure of
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the capital school. a top level security briefing was held in the city earlier, belgium's prime minister stressed the threat of an attack remained serious and imminent. >> we are worried about an attack like those in paris with several individuals, he said. possibly targeted commercial centers, streets for public transport still at large is europe's most wanted man and prime suspect in the terror attacks. authorities believe he might be in belgium. his last known destination. police have their hands full as they are hunting to several more men in connection with the latest terror threat against brussels. his brother, muhammad, made another appeal on local television today for him to turn himself over to police. we'd rather see salah in jail than in a cemetery.
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security net, first images of the french raid in saint denis have emerged. it lasted several hours, more than 5,000 bullets were fired. when it was over three people had been killed including the suspected ring leader of the paris attacks and eight more had been arrested. brussels is certainly a lot more tense tonight, security forces patrolling the streets have been stepped up, a number of police operations are underway, as one justinished on the square. but police have urged both media and the public to stop supporting the movement on social media as this could compromise their security, jeff? >> in brussels, thank you very much. here in the u.s., it is one not biggest travel week of the year, already been scares. one at la guardia airport in new york city. >> 46 million will travel in the
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will see extra officers, patrol dogs and guns at virtually every airport, train station and tourist destination. homeland security secretary jeh johnson says his agency is ready for anything. >> i hesitate to rank threats. but the potential copycat, the lone wolf actor is one that we're continually focused on. >> lines at the airport will be longer and slower, the tsa says it will handle 25 million passengers this week with enhanced screening. new york passenger sherry tropin left for miami today. >> we're aware of the increased security now and people may be a little more nervous at the same time we're still traveling. >> if travelers are nervous, so are the airlines. just this week, southwest delayed or diverted three flights.
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afraid when fellow flyers spoke arabic. today, three passengers said to flight from indianapolis to los angeles forced a diversion to kansas city. phony bomb threats redirected flights from the u.s. headed overseas. including a turkish airline flight to istanbul this morning.i today in new york city, police held a three hour active shooter drill in the city's subway system. for the first time their drill included attacker in a suicide vest. >> we have now beefed up our resources that we're inr position of events going on simultaneously, sequentially. >> department of homeland security says, there are no credible threats anywhere in the u.s. >> we urge you to continue to travel, go to public events, go to public places and know that our folks are on the job.
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also in place for overseas flights headed into the united states. >> jamie, thank you very much. concerns are playing out in the presidential campaign. a new cbs news poll shows about 40% of republicans in early voting states sayi their choice of candidate was at least somewhat flounced by the paris attacks. in all three states iowa, new hampshire, and south carolina donald trump has commanding lead. here is julianna goldman. >> with national security concerns rising, donald trump leads the republican pack, retired neurosurgeon ben carson is slipping and senators ted cruz and marco rubio are grain can ground. >> it's not even a little bit any more, it's a lot. >> in the wake of the paris attacks at least two-thirds of the republican voters in the three early contests say candidate must agree with them on how to handle isis in order to get their vote. and overwhelming majorities favor sending u.s. ground troops to the middle east to fight the
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today, trump built on his controversial policy prescription saying he would resume waterboarding, clearly watch list for refugees and monitor mosques. >> i think waterboarding is peanuts compared to what they did to us. >> in another new poll, 25% of new hampshire primary voters say trump is best equipped to handle the u.s. response to isis. rubio lags behind with 13%. >> what happened in paris could happen here. >> the florida senator said his campaign was using the issue for its first campaign ad. >> i obviously am not happy about the events that happened last week in paris, but it's a positive development that it suddenly has cast a -- forced americans to confront for carefully the issue of national curl. >> the rise of rubio and cruz has come at the expense of ben carson whose campaign admits retired neurosurgeon has been hurt by the focus on national security. >> whose got the most experience? i don't know that it necessarily comes down to politics, it comes
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>> to burnish his foreign policy, his campaign considering a foreign trip ahead of iowa, asia, australia, africa have been membered. a campaign official says part of strategy to take control of the news cycles do nothing unusual and eye opening. >> in our dc bureau, thank you. french president is visiting several world leaders this week including president obama at the white house on tuesday. back in paris return to normalcy has been illusive. elizabeth palmer is there. >> if you're young enough, paris feels as enchanted as ever. the big department stores have decked out their windows and christmas market stretches down champs elysse. closed for four dice, the stall owners have lost a lot of business. now they're opening again mess margot sales are slow. >> there are not as many people walking.
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many people walking, so many people are not here and some say -- >> nobody spending the way they usually do. >> very difficult. >> business is down all over by a third in the restaurants and cafes, and the chamber of commerce says hotel revenues are down by half as tourists cancel their plans. lilly and ken buck the trend. but, -- >> there is like a fog around it. >> reinforced by the site of soldiers all over the city. >> this awareness that you know what it's going to be hit next or it is real or if there is any place safe. >> since the attacks the french have rallied around national symbol. that is good news for the quoniam family who make flags
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>> you have a french flag on yourself it's an act of patriotism. >> and declaration that terrorism will not defeat the values of the french republic. of course the economies do bounce back after terrorist attacks. but in this case this is the second one in less than a year and jeff, the french government has warned that there may be more of them. >> liz palmer, thank you. the security team for pope francis nearly doubled in size before his visit to africa which begins wednesday. as allan pizzey reports the extra security was evident today at the vatican. >> the ramped up security was in place long before the faithful even began to arrive. armed police from italy's numerous forces were on every corner. everyone who arrived for the pope's weekly angelus was done. bags open, random patdowns. that was just to get into the street in front of
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blocks. that is another layer including metal detectors. the security wasn't just a reaction to the paris attacks. some months ago the cover of the isis online magazine has photoshop of their flag flying from the officer of the square. implied threat didn't worrisome. >> we feel they're doing pretty good job. they're all over the place. don't feel as if anything would happen at this point. i mean at least it always could but we feel fairly safe. >> pope francis is known to be indifferent to his own security but aides say he's deeply concerned for those who flock to see him. only way tone sure complete security in place like this to stop the terrorist well before they reach the target. but as both sides know only too well, the police have to get it right every time, allan pizzey,
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>> the city of chicago is on edge just before the release of a video showing a white police officer shooting and killing a black teen. injure recould duncan as more. >> 17-year-old laquan mcdonald was shot 16 times. families attorney, jeff neslund has seen the police dash cam video. >> first shot or two seemed to spin him to the ground, he falls down, he's down on the ground. and then for the next 30 seconds or so in this video, is the officer just continues to shoot. >> a judge ordered the video be made public by wednesday after the city rejected several freedom of information requests. police superintendent garry mccarthy says they are prepared for possible violent protests. >> we will facilitate people's first amendment right to free speech. we will facilitate protests quite frankly but we will be intolerant of criminal behavior. >> commune activists are calling
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for calm, but jesse jackson cannage people are frustrated. >> people are disgusted, most angry. the question comes -- >> the night mcdonald was shot authorities say he had four inch folding knife and pcp in his system. officer jason van dyke's attorney, dan herbert says mcdonald's behavior was erratic. >> he firmly believed that he was in fear for his life. and he was concerned about the life of his fellow officers. >> the mcdonald family reached a $5 million settlement. jeff, the attorneys for the mcdonalds say the family has no interest in seeing that dash cam video. >> thank you very much. still ahead here, police i'd tie a suspect after a stunning shooting of a medical student in new orleans. and growing threat of the approaching el nino when the cbs evening news continues. with the pain and swelling of my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis... ordinary objects often seemed... intimidating. doing something simple...
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>> that's not easy. >> karen mccarty is a true professional with the big apple circus in new york. she's seen a lot of freshmen jitters. >> lot of times nervous to imagine to be in front of that many people. >> but they get over it fast. if you think it's crazy to get a whip nae nae lesson wait until you get load of the lap. whoever has the -- town someone -- in class it's all about funny business. >> as you're walking away look over your shoulder. >> where assignments for the thanksgiving day parade. include pinwheeling. interpretive dance and of course, horsing around. >> to be a clown is to be as human as possible and to exage ratedly human. >> i'm going to do a swoosh. >> the clown u you don't have to be born a clown.
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like returning volunteer john plotsky. >> do you remember the lessons out there on the parade route? >> yes. as a team as a group, gets you in the spirit of the holiday. >> this may be the only school where landing at the top of the class is a piece of cake. cbs news, new york. >> that is the cbs evening news, later on cbs "60 minutes" and "cbs this morning" with the latest on tonight's terror raids in belgium. i'm jeff glor in new york. captioning sponsored by cbs
6:28 pm ahead, a developing story. the city of hobo dried up by water. people without water all day after a water main break. we have good and bad news. armed underground, police takings to keep our subway safe after terror attacks overseas. >> and donald trump's controversial comments about september 11th.
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